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Everyday practice of science : where intuition and passion meet objectivity and logic

Author: Frederick Grinnell
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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Presents an overview of the scientific process for those curious about science practice in today's society, and especially for those considering making a career of science.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Grinnell
ISBN: 9780195064575 0195064577
OCLC Number: 804787737
Notes: Índex.
Awards: Winner of Shortlisted for the Royal Society Prize for Science Books 2010.
Description: xii, 230 p. : il. ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface ; Part I- SCIENCE ; 1. Practicing science: An overview ; 2. Discovery: Learning new things about the world ; 3. Credibility: Validating discovery claims ; Part II-SCIENCE and SOCIETY ; 4. Integrity: From science policy to responsible conduct of research ; 5. Informed consent and risk: Intersection of human research and genetics ; 6. Faith: More than one way to practice the world ; Afterword ; References
Other Titles: Where intuition and passion meet objectivity and logic
Responsibility: Frederick Grinnell.


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[Grinnell] does a lot of serious thinking aloud about big themes in science: discovery and credibility and integrity and (perhaps all the more pointedly because he is an academic biologist who works Read more...

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